Brough Turner

Ashtonbrooke, Founder

Brough Turner is founder of Ashtonbrooke Corporation, a company which remains in stealth mode but from which you should hear great things before eComm 2010. He is also consulting to Dialogic on corporate strategy and new market development. Brough has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry, including as co-founder and CTO of Natural MicroSystems and NMS Communications. At NMS his focus was business, product and technology strategy. Brough is an engineer in origin but his career has included roles in engineering, operations, finance, marketing and customer support. He writes and is quoted widely on telecommunications topics in trade and general business publications and he is a frequent speaker at telecom industry events around the world. In the 1990s, Brough was a leader in PC-based telephony and contributed to the emergence of VoIP. He invented the MVIP bus, led the MVIP consortium, brokered the industry compromise that led to the ECTF H.100/H.110 standards and worked within PICMG to drive the creation and adoption of CompactPCI in the telecom industry. He's also championed wideband audio for over a decade. Since 2001, Brough has focused on the wireless, both infrastructure and mobile applications. His 3G and 4G tutorials are widely popular (Google ‘3G Tutorial’). Current interests include fixed and mobile broadband access, mobile video, and user created content and communities. Brough blogs at on the technology, economic and social issues of communications at the intersection of telecom, mobility and the Internet. He holds a BS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology